Business Intelligence Conference in New Orleans

Last week Business Intelligence Conference in New Orleans took place. There have been lots of very interesting sessions regarding virtually every aspect of Business Intelligence! In the Keynote Ted Kummert, Senior Vice President of Microsofts Business Platform Division gave a very interesting presentation including some cool demos with new functionality of PowerPivot (for example KPIs!!!) and…


Important PowerPivot links

Did you already hear about PowerPivot? PowerPivot gives users the power to create compelling self-service BI solutions, facilitates sharing and collaboration on user-generated BI solutions in a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 environment, and enables IT organizations to increase operational efficiencies through Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2-based management tools. Check it out on:  

SQL Server 2008 R2 – Gemini

I would like to introduce you to a great new concept coming out with SQL Server 2008 R2 and Office 2010 called Gemini! The idea behind Gemini is managed self-service Business Intelligence. This means enabling users in various departements to make their own analysis in cooperation with central IT which decides which data sources can be used. The user interface for Gemini is…